vitium

vitium

An obsolete term for any defect, fault.

vitium

(vĭsh′ē-ŭm) plural.vitia [L., fault]
A fault, defect, or vice.
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(72) Margarodes vitium (Girad) o Perla de la tierra (nombre vulgar, N.V.), pertenece a la Clase Insecta, Orden Homoptera y la Familia Margarodidae.
His personal library (Aldea) included two copies of Guillaume Peraulfs mammoth Summa de virtutibus et vitiis, as well as a copy of his contemporary Angelus de Clavasio's Summa de casibus conscientiae, a "best-seller" of its era, noteworthy for its careful qualifications of the conditions of the vitium linguae of mendacity (Sommerville).
(5) Richard Newhauser, "Augustinian vitium curiositatis and Its Reception," in Saint Augustine and His Influence in the Middle Ages, Sewanee Medieval Studies 3, ed.
162v: 'Si alicui mortuus sit optimus filius, hoc quidem est grande tristabile, deberet igitur medicus conservator procurare, ne pater sciret mortem eius: et etiam dato quod sciret, debet ipse qui vult se conservare sibi suadere quoniam si minus tristaretur posset cadere in vitium anime et egritudinem corporis.'
Mummi, qui Corinthum excidit; item Liviam Ocellinam ditem admodum et pulchram, a qua tamen nobilitatis causa appetitus ultro existimatur, et aliquando enixius post quam subinde instantis vitium corporis secreto posita veste detexit, ne quasi ignaram fallere videretur.
Por ejemplo, en un diccionario del siglo XIX de la mision catolica francesa del Tibet, se traduce sdig pa por peccatum, culpa, vitium; peche, faute, vice (Dictionnaire thibetain-latin- francais: 545).
Vitiligo is a term derived from Latin word "Vitium" meaning a defect.
That Dante's position is constructed upon a standard locus ("figura est vitium com ratione"), and from the tradition of grammarians such as Donatus and Priscian, nonetheless hardly explains the value the poet assigns to figures of speech and rhetorical devices in Chapters 24-25.
7.4, "Bernardus: "primum vitium est curiositas,' per quod Lucifer cecedit et Adam et hodie multi corruunt" (De gradibus humilitatis et superbiae 10.28, 30-31 [Migne, Patrologia Latina 182.957-59]).
Quare, ut hoc vitium vitetur, omnia torquenda sunt ad commodum suae causae, contraria quae praeteriri poterunt praetereundo, quae dicenda erunt leviter attingendo, sua diligenter et enodate narrando" (Ciceron 1976, 62).
Virtus est vitium fugere et sapientia prima stultitia caruisse.
(32.) Only latent physical defects (morbus and vitium) and certain